Adult soccer playoffs under way
The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s adult coed soccer playoffs got started May 31 with four opening-round games. Second-round action will take place June 7 with the Island Cup champion to be crowned June 8.
The first playoff game saw top-seed Slim’s Place edge eighth-seed Agnelli Pool & Spas by a 1-0 score. Sean Sanders notched the lone goal for Slim’s, which also received four saves in goal from Adam Mott in the shutout victory.
The second game of the evening saw seventh-seed Pink & Navy upset second-seed Island Pest Control by a 3-2 score. Scott Pardue, Anthony Rasulo and Damir Glavin each notched single goals, while Scott Rudacille finished with nine saves in the victory.
Adam Bujarski scored two goals to lead Island Pest Control, which received six saves from Blair Schlossberg in the loss.
Don Meilner & Son Construction rolled past Best Buy 5-1 to advance to the second round behind two goals and an assist from Tim Tidesco and a pair of goals from Stephen Perry. Matt Plummer added one goal for Meilner, which also received an assist from Lindsey Weaver and six saves from Nate Talucci in the goal.
Josh Petitt notched the lone goal for Best Buy, while Pedro Gonzalez added 10 saves in the loss.
The best match of the evening saw Florida Discount Signs edge Wash Family Construction 4-2 in penalty kicks. Daniel Anderson and Hampton Harrison each notched a goal in regulation play for Discount Signs, while Norman Fleet and Austin Wash scored for WFC in the 2-2 post- regulation tie.
B.J. Grant, Harrison, Jared Powell and Anderson converted on their penalty kicks to give them the shootout victory, while WFC managed to score only two of its four kicks.
Adult basketball standings tighten up
The BeachHouse Restaurant edged Gator Man Pools 65-61 May 29 to pull to within a half game of first place in the adult coed basketball league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Bowes Imaging Center moved up a spot into third place by defeating B.Y. Construction 53-44. Sun and the Feast are tied for fourth place followed by B.Y. Construction and Beach to Bay Construction in the standings.
BeachHouse overcame Gator Man Pools behind an outstanding individual performance from Antwan Jackson, who finished with 30 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists. Brandon Kern added 21 points, including six 3-pointers, while Ian Fetters and Kyle Stopa each finished with 4 points.
Aaron Duduks led Gator Man Pools with 28 points, nine rebounds and five assists, while Sean Hubbard added 13 points and 11 rebounds. Gator Man Pools also received 9 points from Evan Wolfe in the loss.
The Feast defeated Beach to Bay 50-45 behind 13 points apiece from Jonathan Moss and Matt Morgan. Morgan also added a team-high nine rebounds for Feast, which also received 11 points and five rebounds from Ryan Moss in the victory.
Richard Atkins scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Scott Eason added 11 points to lead Beach to Bay, which also received 8 points and 12 rebounds from Adam Mott in the loss.
Bowes Imaging defeated B.Y. Construction 53-44 behind 17 points from Tyler Bekkerus and 16 points and five rebounds from Jason Mickan. Mike Hanes added 12 points for Bowes Imaging in the victory.
Matt Ray scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead B.Y., which also received 9 points and seven rebounds from evin Austin in the loss.
The Beach House rolled past the Sun 66-46 May 29in the final adult basketball game of the evening. Brandon Kern hit four 3-pointers on the way to a 20 point, 14 rebound performance, while Antwan Jackson added 21 points and 14 rebounds of his own to lead BeachHouse. Adam Bujarski finished with 12 points to round out the BeachHouse scoring.
Matt Dwyer led the Sun with 22 points and five rebounds, while Jim Lynch added 9 points and four rebounds in the loss.
Surf camps planned
West Coast Surf Shop will be hosting three weeks of one-week surf camps starting July 9, July 16 and July 23.
The camps run 9 a.m. to noon weekdays and the cost is $175 per person. With 11 instructors, participants are ensured of both safety and plenty of one-on-one instruction.
Participants will learn the basics of surfing, including paddling skills, how to stand up and catch a wave and water safety.
Each week’s camp is limited to the 25 participants. To regisger, call the Surf Shop at 941-778-1001.
Sign up now for center soccer
The Anna Maria Island Community Center is seeking players for its summer youth indoor soccer league. Games will be played Monday-Saturday — excluding Tuesdays — in the air-conditioned center gym.
Registration is $75 for center members, $105 for non-members, and players will receive a jersey and socks.
Tryouts will take place June 13 in age groups, as follows:
• Ages 5-7, 6 p.m.
• Ages 8-10, 7 p.m.
• Ages 11-13, 8 p.m.
For more information, contact Troy Shonk of the center at 941-778-1908.
Key Royale news
The women of Key Royale Club played a low-net-in-flight golf match May 29. Sue Hookem carded a 3-under-par 29 to grab a one-shot victory in Flight A over Helen Pollock, Nancy King and Meredith Slavin, who finished in a three-way tie for second place.
Sally Keyes fired a 2-under-par 30 to take first place in Flight B. Joyce Brown was one shot back in second place, while Joyce Lathrop was alone in third with a 1-over-par 33.
Christina Mason and Joyce Lathrop each had chipins on the day.
Two teams advanced to the knockout round during June 2 horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits. The team of Sam Samuels and John Johnson, buoyed by a six-pack — a double ringer — from Samuels, rolled to a 21-4 victory over Ron Pepka and Steve Doyle.
The May 30 games also saw only two teams advance with the required three victories, leaving walker Sam Samuels to battle the Disbrow brothers, Jay and Jerry. Samuels “walked” past the Disbrows by a score of 22-16 to earn the day’s bragging rights.
Play gets under way at 9 a.m. every Wednesday and Saturday at the Anna Maria City Hall pits. Warmups begin at 8:45 a.m. followed by random team selection.
There is no charge to play and everyone is welcome.
AMICC Youth Basketball League playoff schedule
Date Time Opponents
Division II (ages 8-10)
June 6 6 p.m. Walter vs. Bistro
June 6 7 p.m. IRE vs. Gettel
June 9 10 a.m. Championship Game
Division I (ages 11-13)
June 6 8 p.m. Southern Greens vs. Ross Built
June 7 6 p.m. Sandbar or Eat Here vs. Walter
June 7 7 p.m. Ross Built or Southern Greens vs. Holy Cow
June 9 11 a.m. Championship Game
Premier Division (ages 14-17)
June 9 1 p.m. Oyster Bar vs. Dip’s